AK Steel’s Coshocton Works Recognized For Outstanding Safety Performance

West Chester, OH, May 01, 2015—AK Steel’s (NYSE: AKS) Coshocton (Ohio) Works has been recognized for outstanding safety performance by the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, Division of Safety and Hygiene.  The recognition is part of a collaborative safety awareness program established by the Coshocton County Safety Council and Chamber of Commerce. 

“It is an honor to be recognized by the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, Division of Safety and Hygiene," said James L. Wainscott, Chairman, President and CEO of AK Steel.  "This achievement speaks volumes about our culture of safety at AK Steel.  We congratulate all of our Coshocton Works employees for their outstanding safety performance.”

AK Steel’s Coshocton Works received the “Special Award for Safety” for operating 2,245,862 hours without a lost-time injury between August 5, 2011 and April 23, 2014.  AK Steel’s corporate-wide safety performance led the steel industry by a wide margin for the full-year 2014.

AK Steel
AK Steel is a world leader in the production of flat-rolled carbon, stainless and electrical steel products, primarily for automotive, infrastructure and manufacturing, construction and electrical power generation and distribution markets.  Headquartered in West Chester, Ohio (Greater Cincinnati), the company employs approximately 8,000 men and women at eight steel plants, two coke plants and two tube manufacturing plants across six states:  Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.  Additional information about AK Steel is available at www.aksteel.com.